Theatre is where stories are told that help us listen and understand.
We hope that these words inspire you to listen, learn and affect change.
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As we reflect on the past few days, and in fact, years and centuries of injustice towards people of color, we are heartbroken and outraged. We are reminded that theaters are a sacred place where stories are told that help us hear and understand all points of view. A place where community, not distance, come first.
As sung in RAGTIME THE MUSICAL:
Go out and tell our story.
Let it echo far and wide.
Make them hear you.
Make them hear you.
How justice was our battle and how justice was denied.
Make them hear you.
Make them hear you.
And say to those who blame us
For the way we chose to fight
That sometimes there are battles
That are more than black or white.
We look forward to the day when everyone’s stories will be heard and have hope that as we raise our voices together in non-violent protest, equality and justice will come. We stand by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s words “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
This post will be updated regularly with the most recent information in regards to upcoming Broadway In Chicago performances and the current situation related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
BROADWAY IN CHICAGO UPDATES WITH MORE CHANGES IN SHOW SCHEDULES (Changes Highlighted)
March 24, 2020) The safety and health of our patrons, staff and theatrical companies is our top priority. In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) here is an update of the shows that are canceled or are rescheduled:
KEANE – CAUSE AND EFFECT TOUR, CADILLAC PALACE THEATRE, MARCH 20, 2020 – CANCELLED
MY FAIR LADY, CADILLAC PALACE THEATRE, MARCH 24 – APRIL 12, 2020 IS RESCHEDULED TO MAY 12 – 23, 2021
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE, ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED THROUGH APRIL 12, 2020 – CANCELLED
ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, JAMES M. NEDERLANDER THEATRE, ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED APRIL 14 – MAY 17, 2020 – CANCELLED
THE CHOIR OF MAN, BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE, APRIL 14 – 19, 2020 IS RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 2 – 7, 2021
THE CROWN – LIVE!, BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE, APRIL 21 – 26, 2020 IS RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 23 – 28, 2021
THE OFFICE! A MUSICAL PARODY, BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE, APRIL 28 – MAY 17, 2020 IS RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 9 – 21, 2021
THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY, CIBC THEATRE, MAY 12 – 17, 2020 IS RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 1 – 6, 2020
WAITRESS, CIBC THEATRE, MAY 19 – 24, 2020 IS RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 16 – 21, 2021
GOSHEN, BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE, MAY 22 – 31, 2020 – CANCELLED
ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS, BROADWAY PLAYHOUSE, JUNE 1, 2020 – Broadway In Chicago is cancelling the IHSMTA 2020 event; however, we will continue to take 2020 student submissions and will recognize the students virtually including highlighting their talent on a virtual stage through Broadway In Chicago’s “Around Broadway In 80 Days” social media campaign
Ticket holders for the above productions, including refunds for KEANE, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME and GOSHEN
AND refunds or exchanges for MY FAIR LADY, THE CHOIR OF MAN, THE CROWN – LIVE, THE OFFICE! A MUSICAL PARODY, THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY and WAITRESS should contact their point of purchase.
If you purchased through Ticketmaster, call 800-775-2000 or click here for more information.
If you purchased through the box office, email Broadway In Chicago Customer Service at [email protected] or call 312-977-1702 (email will be quicker).
If you are a Broadway In Chicago Subscriber, email [email protected] or call 312-977-1717 (email will be quicker)
If you purchased your tickets through Broadway In Chicago Group Sales email [email protected] or call 312-977-1710 (email will be quicker)
PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Ticketmaster is dealing with hundreds of thousands of cancelled events from around the world and Broadway In Chicago is working with them to give you the best service possible. Your patience is requested in this difficult time, refunds and exchanges are being processed but may take up to 45 days to resolve.
Our future productions will continue to be reviewed as further guidance and recommendations are provided by the CDC and Chicago Department of Public Health.
Broadway In Chicago, The Shubert Organization and Neil Meron are thrilled to announce that SOME LIKE IT HOT, a new musical comedy, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at the Cadillac Palace Theatre with performances from March 2 – April 4, 2021.
SOME LIKE IT HOT is a brand-new Broadway musical comedy, featuring a book by Matthew Lopez (The Inheritance), music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). The musical is based on the classic MGM Oscar-winning film SOME LIKE IT HOT, which has been named the “Funniest American Movie of All Time” by the American Film Institute.
Set in Chicago when Prohibition has everyone thirsty for a little excitement, SOME LIKE IT HOT is the rollicking story of two musicians forced to flee the Windy City after witnessing a mob hit. With gangsters hot on their heels, they’re on the run as the newest members of the swingingest big band ever to cross the country. Can they hide in plain sight without completely losing themselves? Or will the mob, the truth, and maybe even love itself finally catch up to them?
SOME LIKE IT HOT will be co-produced by Roy Furman, Robert Greenblatt and the Nederlander Organization. The cast and additional creative team members will be announced at a later date.
SOME LIKE IT HOT will be part of the next Broadway In Chicago season, on sale to the public April 8, 2020. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710 or emailing [email protected]. Individual tickets for SOME LIKE IT HOT will go on sale at a later date.